The abolition of slavery and the aftermath of emancipation in Brazil [electronic resource] / Rebecca J. Scott, Seymour Drescher, Hebe Maria Mattos de Castro, George Reid Andrews, Robert M. Levine.

In May 1888 the Brazilian parliament passed, and Princess Isabel (acting for her father, Emperor Pedro II) signed, the lei aurea, or Golden Law, providing for the total abolition of slavery. Brazil thereby became the last "civilized nation" to part with slavery as a legal institution. The...

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Main Authors: Scott, Rebecca J. (Rebecca Jarvis), 1950- (Author), Drescher, Seymour (Author), Castro, Hebe Maria Mattos de (Author), Andrews, George Reid (Author), Levine, Robert M. (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 1988.
Series:e-Duke books scholarly collection.


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Call Number: HT1128 .A29 1988
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